The 24th of July History Calendar

Briton Ferry Docks

On this day 141 years ago in 1876, the Stather built schooner delivered lengths of rail to Briton Ferry for the construction of the narrow gauge railway from the Kilkivan coal pit to the depot in Campbeltown. She was under the command of Captain Stephen Lloyd of Newport.

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© Background Photograph by Sam Ablott.